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Newfoundland and Labrador
Regulation 2014


NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REGULATION 49/14

NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR
REGULATION 49/14

Adoption Agency Fees Regulations, 2014
under the
Adoption Act, 2013
(O.C. 2014-159)

(Filed June 25, 2014)

Under the authority of section 74 of the Adoption Act, 2013, the Lieutenant-Governor in Council makes the following regulations.

Dated at St. John’s, June 24, 2014.

Julia Mullaley
Clerk of the Executive Council

REGULATIONS

Analysis


        1.   Short title

        2.   Fees

        3.   Repeal

        4.   Commencement

Schedule


Short title

        1. These regulations may be cited as the Adoption Agency Fees Regulations, 2014.

Fees

        2. An adoption agency may charge fees for the services set out in the Schedule.

Repeal

        3. The Adoption Agency Fees Regulations, Newfoundland and Labrador Regulation 86/05, are repealed.

Commencement

        4. These regulations come into force on June 30, 2014.


Schedule

Services for which an adoption agency may charge fees:

1.

Adoption planning, preparation and counselling.

2.

Completion of consents to adoption.

3.

Provision of an adoption assessment program approved by the minister.

4.

Completion of a home assessment for a prospective adoptive parent.

5.

Completion of an interim assessment where authorized by a manager.

6.

Completion of a subsequent home assessment.

7.

Completion of a home assessment update where an adoption placement has not occurred within 2 years of the approval of the prospective adoptive parent.

8.

Supervision of placement, completion of post placement reports, preparation of court documents and completion of other adoption placement services.

9.

Transfer of an adoption file to another adoption agency.

10.

Facilitation of openness agreements.

11.

Completion of post adoption reports for a child’s country of origin.